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Dell ESM Firmware, A42
The Embedded Server Management (ESM) flash utility is a tool to update firmware(FW) to the Embedded Server Management and all devices connec- ted to it on the system management bus (SMB). The devices currently implemented in the utility are: * Embedded Server Management * System backplane * System power supply paralleling board (PSPB) * Hotplug This firmware update is a non-destructive update. User data is not affected.
Release Date: 5/3/2006
Importance: Optional
Version: A42

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

a42cust.exe

Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 396KB

File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® Download File Download File
File Name:

ESM-WIN-A42.exe

Description: Dell Update Packages in Microsoft Windows 32-bit format can be deployed on Microsoft 64-bit operating systems by implementing the WOW64 emulation applications. WOW64 is a standard feature on most Microsoft operating systems.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 1MB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

Description

The Embedded Server Management (ESM) flash utility is a tool to update firmware(FW) to the Embedded Server Management and all devices connec- ted to it on the system management bus (SMB). The devices currently implemented in the utility are: * Embedded Server Management * System backplane * System power supply paralleling board (PSPB) * Hotplug This firmware update is a non-destructive update. User data is not affected.

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Important Information

WARNING!!! Do not use the Dell Update Package version of this update on systems running OpenIPMI drivers, IMB drivers, or Windows Server 2003 R2! If you must install this update on the afore-mentioned systems, use the DOS update utility.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge 2300
PowerEdge 2400
PowerEdge 2450
PowerEdge 4300
PowerEdge 4350
PowerEdge 4400
PowerEdge 6300
PowerEdge 6350
PowerEdge 6400
PowerEdge 6450
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device

Fixes & Enhancements

SBP(System Backplane) - Fixed front panel LED blinking problem with a faulty hard drive. (when the drive recovers from failure the LED continued to blink) PSPB (Power supplies) - Fixed code to prevent HP OpenView NNM SE(starting with 1.52) from printing "Power Supply Disconnected" message at power on.

Installation instructions

            
Instructions for a42cust.exe

Download 
1. Click the Download Now link to download the file. 
2. When the File Download window appears, click Save to save the file to your hard drive. 

Extract Files 
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file to unzip the download package. 
2. Specify the location to unzip the files. 
3. Click on the unzip button to extract files. 


Dell Update Package Instructions for ESM-WIN-A42.exe:

Download
1. Click the "Download Now" link to download the file.
2. When the File Download window appears, click "Save" to save the file to your hard drive.

Installation
1. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
2. Read over the release information presented in the dialog window.
3. Download and install any prerequisites identified in the dialog window before proceeding.
4. Install any necessary Embedded Systems Management firmware prior to this BIOS update.
5. Click the Install button.
6. Follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.            
        

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MD5:
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a42cust.exe
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a42cust.exe
SHA-256:
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